Welcome to the B&MK Waterway Trust

The B&MK Waterway Trust was established in 1995 to promote the development of a  broad waterway which will link the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes to the river Great Ouse in Bedford through a series of waterway parks. It will include pathways and green space designed to meet the needs of walkers, cyclists, fishermen, and those who simply like to stand and stare.

Latest News

Kempston Probus Club charter trip

We thank Alan Hawkins of the Kempston Probus Club for giving us permission to show his You Tube video on our site. It is so rewarding for the volunteer crew to receive feedback but especially gratifying when our customers make … Continue reading

Video of the John Bunyan Boat at the 2014 Bedford River Festival

The weather forecast wasn’t favourable when we moved the JB from its home at the Priory Marina through Town Lock to its festival home mooring in a prime spot on the north bank of the Embankment. But we had no … Continue reading

John Bunyan Boat to play major role at the Bedford River Festival

“John Bunyan”, Bedford’s Community Boat, will play a major role at the Bedford River Festival to be held over the weekend of July 19th and 20th. As well as the venue for the Mayor of Bedford’s civic receptions alongside the … Continue reading

Volunteers Wanted

Following the recent appeal for volunteers, B&MK Waterway have recruited twenty new volunteer crew, all of whom attended their first free training session aboard the John Bunyan Community Boat last week. Graham Mabbutt, Joint Chairman of the B&MK Waterway Trust … Continue reading